Boston University changes start time of Jan. 13 game versus Providence to avoid NFL conflict

The Terriers celebrate Bobo Carpenter's goal which made it 6-3 BU in the second period. (Tim Brule)
Boston University enters the first weekend in January with an 8-10-1 overall record and a 6-6-1 mark in Hockey East (photo: Melissa Wade).

Boston University and Agganis Arena have announced that the game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13, against Providence will now take place at 5 p.m. EST.

The contest was originally slated for a 7 p.m. start.

The time change was made to accommodate fans and avoid an overlap with the New England Patriots’ AFC playoff game that begins at 8:15 p.m.